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Articles from the February 25, 2021 edition

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 By Kyle Clayton    News    February 25, 2021

'It's not enough'

As the disaster dust settles, it's clear state and local funding won't be enough to repair property...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    February 25, 2021

Geoscientists begin fieldwork this week

Geotechnical experts are in Haines this week, collecting information about the stability of the Beach Road area to inform future decisions about acces...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    February 25, 2021

At least $17.5 million CARES Act funds reached Haines in 2020

Roughly $17.5 million came into the Haines Borough through the CARES Act in 2020, not counting...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    February 25, 2021

Task force continues to discuss wildlife tech

The Haines Borough Bear Task Force is working on a detailed recommendation for funding a new “wildlife tech” position to help address the...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    February 25, 2021

New travel recommendations exempt vaccinated

Travelers who have been fully vaccinated for COVID-19 are no longer encouraged to test before they enter Haines. On Tuesday, the Haines Borough...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    February 25, 2021

ADFG reduces bear harvest limit

By Ceri Godinez The Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADFG) has reduced the harvest limit for the spring 2021 brown bear hunt to five, including no...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    February 25, 2021

December disaster fuels SAR volunteerism

The Haines Volunteer Fire Department has seen a surge of interest with 12 new applicants this month. Currently, the force has 35 members. Fire chief A...

 

Glacier Bears Boys trounce Panthers

The Haines Glacier Bears are on a week-long four-game road trip, which began with the boys crushing the Craig Panthers, 67-17, in the Craig...

 

Lady Bears fall in first away game at Craig

The Lady Bears took on the Craig Panthers on the road Tuesday, the first game of two this week against Craig. After two scoreless minutes, Sadie Ander...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    February 25, 2021

Architect lists options for new Public Safety Building design

The Haines Borough is one step closer to a design for a new Public Safety Building. Last week, Bettisworth North Architects, Inc., the company...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    February 25, 2021

Bag ban fizzles amid pandemic

Plastic-bag bans nationwide have seen a dip in compliance due to the COVID-19 pandemic with communities from Anchorage to New York City delaying or su...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    February 25, 2021

Business Briefs

Timber framer offers frame package  Timber framer Cosmo Fudge recently started “Cos Woodworx,” and has designed and constructed two timber frame...

 

Student intern joins CVN

I'm Avery Williamson. I'm a Haines High School Junior who is currently interning at the Chilkat...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    February 25, 2021

Southeast Alaska State Fair Winter Fest 2021

A small but lively crowd attended Southeast Alaska State Fair's Winter Games on a snowy Saturday....

 

Duly Noted

Parents Heather Call and Will Wacker welcomed Josephine “Josie” Brooks Wacker to the world at 8:32 a.m. on Feb. 16. She weighed 9 pounds and...

 

Time to vote out hypocrisy

Despite one’s affiliations with one party or another we all have expectations of those who are elected to represent us. I and everybody else who is...

 

Our Republic is in trouble

After our national elections, we now know our constitutional Republic is in trouble. Apathetic voters threw our country and our constitution under...

 

Thanks for Winter Games success

Thanks to all who participated in the 2021 Winter Games at the Fairgrounds on Saturday. Thanks to Tom Morphet for the Olympic Cauldron, the banner,...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    February 25, 2021
 

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